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re-strain

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synonyms for re-strain

  • apprehend
  • commit
  • detain
  • hold
  • incarcerate
  • jail
  • lock up
  • remand
  • cage
  • check
  • circumscribe
  • closet
  • constrain
  • curb
  • ice
  • immure
  • impound
  • intern
  • keep
  • limit
  • nab
  • occlude
  • pen
  • restrain
  • stockade
  • trammel
  • bastille
  • bottle up
  • fence in
  • hold captive
  • hold hostage
  • hold in custody
  • keep captive
  • keep in custody
  • lock in
  • put away
  • put behind bars
  • rail in
  • send to prison
  • send up
  • shut in
  • take prisoner
See also synonyms for: unrestrainable

antonyms for re-strain

MOST RELEVANT
  • cease
  • free
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
  • stop
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • help
  • permit
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • approve
  • advance
  • allow
  • expedite
  • aid
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • free
  • further
  • help
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • give up
  • ignore
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      How to use re-strain in a sentence

      Some were even re-arrested for the same nefarious purpose, and the daily papers published their names on each occasion.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
      But first he held a whispered colloquy with the Princess, whom he entreated, or persuaded, to re-enter her gorgeous vehicle.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      They are still comparatively supple, and any misplaced pinnæ may be re-arranged without any difficulty.
      HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
      A ray of Consciousness is passed over that impression and you re-read it, you re-awaken the record.
      ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
      In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      They threw down their weapons with sullen obedience and the first great step towards the re-conquest of India was taken.
      THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
      When people argue in this strain, I immediately assume the offensive.
      TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
      One teacher has re-arranged Series in Foreign Grammars in such a manner that he finds a natural suggestiveness between the words.
      ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
      No doubt such a re-arrangement can be made, but I question whether his doing it for another would help the latter much.
      ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
      What a waste of time to attempt to re-arrange it in order to learn it more easily.
      ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
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